|Bergen & McCarthy 48 Eps|
(48 Episodes) Edgar Bergen & Charlie McCarthy: BORN: Edgar John Berggren in Chicago, IL February 16, 1903 DIED: September 30, 1978 in Las Vegas, NV (Kidney Failure) KNOWN AS: Radio's Greatest Ventriloquist Edgar John (Berggren) Bergen was an American actor & radio performer, born to Swedish family, in Decatur, Michigan. He lived there until he was 16 (when his father died), then went to Chicago, where he attended Lake View High School and worked n a silent movie house...
Keywords: Old Time Radio; OTR Variety; Edgar Bergen & Charlie McCarthy
Downloads: 19,188 (1 review)
The Phyl Coe Mysteries was a syndicated radio series that came out in 1936, with the lead character's name designed to reflect the sponsor, Philco Radio Tubes. PHYL (short for Phyllis) COE is described as the "beautiful girl detective". She was a private investigator who was smart, aggressive, and a "take-charge" lady. In one episode where a magician is shot on stage, Phyl, who is attending the performance, with her boy friend, leaps to the stage, barks orders to theatre personnel, and solves th...
Keywords: phyl coe; detective; old time radio
Downloads: 7,303 (1 review)
|His Wedding Night|
Fatty Arbuckle stars with Buster Keaton and Al St. John not far behind. The first scene when Fatty us making sodas demonstrates what a fine comedian he was and hiw great he might have been were it not for the shabby accusations made against him and the three trials from which though he was acquitted his career never recovered.
Keywords: Fatty Arbuckle; Buster Keaton; Al St John; silent; silents
Downloads: 7,304 (4 reviews)
|Fibber McGee & Molly! 1930s (63 Eps)|
(63 Episodes) Fibber McGee & Molly - 1930s The Fibber McGee & Molly Show, one of the longest-running radio sitcoms, premiered on NBC Radio Network in 1935, remaining popular until its demise in 1959 - long after radio had ceased to be the dominant form of American household entertainment. SITCOM SYNOPSIS: Much of the show's humor relied on recurring gags, unseen regulars & punchlines that popped up here & there for its many broadcast years...
Keywords: Fibber McGee & Molly; Old Time Radio; OTR Comedy; 1930s Sitcom
Downloads: 40,509 (6 reviews)
|One Bad Knight|
0709 PA8686 One Bad Knight
Downloads: 6,214 (3 reviews)
|Blasting Cap Danger|
Shows the dangers to which children expose themselves when they play with blasting caps.
Downloads: 29,473 (10 reviews)
Backstage with Fatty Arbuckle, a nice print of a simple little comedy from 1919. Mable Norman costars.
Keywords: silent; comedy; arbuckle; Norman; theater
Downloads: 9,175 (7 reviews)
|[Trip Down Market Street Before the Fire, A] - Miles Brothers|
PLEASE NOTE: A much higher-quality DV version (2.3 GB) now available at http://www.archive.org/details/TripDownMarketStreetrBeforeTheFire Pictures San Francisco's main thoroughfare as seen from the front window of a moving Market Street cable car, before the downtown area was destroyed in the 1906 earthquake and fire. This unusual record has been called the first "structural film" because it follows exactly the externally imposed structure of the car ride...
Keywords: San Francisco: Scenics: Historical; Transportation: Cable cars; Landscapes: Cultural
Downloads: 84,757 (34 reviews)